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A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
Mainly useful for things like chrooting nowadays AFAIK.
Why not just not support hard links?
Posted Sep 2, 2004 10:03 UTC (Thu) by walles (guest, #954)
Posted Sep 2, 2004 11:26 UTC (Thu) by hensema (guest, #980)
However, with hard links, you only need one instance of a file on disk, which saves space.
Note that hard linking from inside a chroot to main system files (such as /bin/bash) is not a very smart thing to do, as chrooted users can then modify exactly the files you wanted to prevent them from modifying. So you always need two copies of a file.
Posted Sep 2, 2004 12:04 UTC (Thu) by flewellyn (subscriber, #5047)
Posted Sep 2, 2004 12:52 UTC (Thu) by maniax (subscriber, #4509)
Posted Sep 2, 2004 16:35 UTC (Thu) by Ross (subscriber, #4065)
Posted Sep 2, 2004 19:52 UTC (Thu) by oak (guest, #2786)
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